Whitney Wolfe Herd Article Recap and Brief Biographical Information

This will give information around Whitney Wolfe Herd, the CEO and Founder of Bumble. An article will be recapped from site “tech crunch” called “Whitney Wolfe Herd doesn’t care what she’s supposed to do, (How Bumble’s founder turned a dating app into a movement”) . Wolfe Herd began to develop a product called “Merci”. This was a social network that was for only women. The product was established on factors of kindness, good behavior and compliments.While creating this idea, she was contacted by Andrey Andreev. He was both the CEO and founder of the biggest platform of dating. He invited her to get acquainted with the team in London. She was hoping Andreev would give her reaction on Merci.

Instead, he wanted to give her the chance to be Badoo’s chief marketing officer. She didn’t want that. There were two main reasons for this decision. One was because she would have to live at London and second and more important she was steadfast in not working in the dating world again. She then went on to talking about her app. However, Andreev believed the app should be modified to be a dating app. HE put funds in for the app to successfully begin functioning. Also, full access would be required to the technical team of Badoo to ship and build it. Also, a fill decision-making and control ability in regards to the new company’s direction.Today, Whitney Wolfe Herd’s company is a dating app called “Bumble”. It’s located in Austin, Texas.

Today, Bumble was able to be the company it is not because it was established on the basic principal on a stance being taken on a debatable issue. This was that women weren’t intended on making the first move. Under the guidance of Wolfe Herd the startup had used it’s voice on making sure voices are being used to address issues that other companies are told to avoid addressing. For example, after the school shooting at Stoneman Douglas images of guns were banned on the platform.For her education, Whitney Wolfe Herd attended Southern Methodist University. It was there where she received her B.A. in International Relations. She’s currently located in Austin, Texas. The app allows women asking men who to date. Recently, the 100,000,000th first move made by a women had been celebrated by Whitney Wolfe Herd company, Bumble.